The Whales of August Trailer

The Whales of August Trailer (1987)

"The Screen's Immortals... A movie you'll never forget." 01 January 1987 Drama 90 mins

The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian aristocracy. The film was shot on location on Maine's Cliff Island. The house still stands and is a popular subject of artists on the island. The film was directed by Lindsay Anderson, his final feature film, and the screenplay was adapted by David Berry from his own play.

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Bette Davis

as Libby Strong

Lillian Gish

as Sarah Webber

Vincent Price

as Mr. Maranov

Ann Sothern

as Tisha Doughty

Harry Carey, Jr.

as Joshua Brackett

Frank Grimes

as Mr. Beckwith

Margaret Ladd

as Young Libby

Mary Steenburgen

as Young Sarah

Tisha Sterling

as Young Tisha


International Titles

Wale im August Trailer

Las ballenas de agosto Trailer

Le balene d'agosto Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 01 January 1987

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